UPDATED! See Irina Kolesnikova and the St Petersburg Ballet in Her Name Was Carmen

05/07/2016

The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre presents Her Name Was Carmen starring Irina Kolesnikova

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Poster Image for Her Name Was Carmen © Petr Titarenko

World Premiere at the London Coliseum

5 performances ONLY 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 August 2016

After her visit last year with the St Petersburg Theatre and their thoroughly enjoyable performances of Swan Lake and La Bayadère, Irina Kolesnikova and the celebrated St Petersburg Ballet Theatre return to the London Coliseum to present the world premiere of Her Name Was Carmen from 23 – 28 August 2016.

Click here for Jim Pritchard’s review of Her Name Was Carmen on 25 August 2016.

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NEW! Looking Forward to the Swansea International Festival 2016

02/07/2016

Swansea International Festival 2016 – (30 September – 15 October 2016)

sfi_logoSwansea International Festival expands its programme for 2016 to present over 30 diverse events in 16 days.  From the power of the immense Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra to the intimacy of the Brodsky Quartet and the exuberance of primary school children in creating their own interpretation of Roald Dahl’s work for Roald Dahl 100, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Read more

NEW! Opera North’s Sold-Out Ring Performances are Streamed Live at the Royal Festival Hall

29/06/2016

A RING FOR EVERYONE

downloadOPERA NORTH’S PERFORMANCES AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL ARE STREAMED LIVE IN THE CLORE BALLROOM

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R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM – ALBERTO REMEDIOS CBE (1935-2016)

18/06/2016

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Alberto Remedios (1935-2016)

The death has been announced of Liverpool-born internationally renowned tenor Alberto Remedios CBE Read more

NEW! Sky Arts to Show Der Ring des Nibelungen from the Bayreuth Festspielhaus – UK SCHEDULE

18/06/2016

Sky Arts will show Der Ring des Nibelungen live for the first time from the Bayreuth Festspielhaus this summer and Parsifal to cinemas in Germany, Austria and Switzerand Read more

NEW! Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named the Metropolitan Opera’s Music Director

03/06/2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Named the Metropolitan Opera’s Music Director

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin (c) Marco Borggreve

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NEW! Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills Announces 2016/17 Season

25/05/2016

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills Announces 2016/17 Season Read more

NEW! Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017

23/05/2016

Visiting Orchestras Tour Switzerland 2016/2017

Courtesy of Migros Kulturprozent Classics a number of prestigious foreign (and Swiss) orchestras will be on tour in a number of major Swiss cities next season. Zurich’s concert life is dominated by its orchestra, the Tonhalle, and Geneva by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, both very fine, but all visitors are always warmly welcomed. Read more

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